Bills Assigned to Keyword - Week of 01.16.2017 (10)

Date of Last Recorded Action: 12/6/2017


H 3478 Prohibits a law enforcement officer from using excessive restraint when detaining a person or excessive force while making an arrestSummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits a law enforcement officer from using excessive restraint when detaining a person or excessive force while making an arrest.
Sponsor: Todd Rutherford House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/17/2017
Keywords: Police Week of 01.16.2017
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H 3481 Requires removal of arrest and booking records within 30 days if the person is found not guilty 02.02.2017 The House Judiciary Criminal Laws subcommittee adjourned debate on this bill.Summary of the bill as introduced: Requires removal of arrest and booking records within 30 days of written request if the person is found not guilty.
Sponsor: Peter McCoy House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/17/2017
Keywords: Public Safety Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.30.2017
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H 3482 Prohibits local governments from knowingly using personal information for commerical solicitation by a private person or entitySummary of the bill as introduced: Prohibits local governments from knowingly using personal information for commercial solicitation by a private person or entity.
Sponsor: Peter McCoy House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: House - Referred to Committee on Judiciary Status Date: 1/17/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.16.2017
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H 3485 Proposes an amendment to the state constitution to eliminate the 15 percent assessment capSummary of the bill as introduced: Proposes an amendment to the state constitution to eliminate the 15 percent assessment cap.
Sponsor: Christopher Hart House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/17/2017
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 01.16.2017
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H 3486 Repeals Act 388 of 2006Summary of the bill as introduced: Repeals all of the provisions of Act 388 passed in 2006 that imposes a millage cap on local governments.
Sponsor: Christopher Hart House Com: WM Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Ways and Means Status Date: 1/17/2017
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Week of 01.16.2017
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H 3516 Increases certain fees and taxes to pay for highway and road repair and maintenance 05.04.2017 The conference committee met and adopted all identical sections of the two bills. Members plan to continue to meet to work on the different sections.03.14.2017 The Senate Finance Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee and later amended by the full committee to change the car tax structure but yield the same revenue.03.08.2017 The Senate Finance Special Transportation subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment raises the gas tax 2 cents every year for 6 years to raise $800 million for roads. The amendment would also cap the gas tax below Georgia and North Carolina's current taxes, it strikes the S.C. DOT governance changes included in the House bill. The amendment also raises car sales taxes and other fees. 03.07.2017 The Senate Finance Special Transportation subcommittee carried this bill over.02.09.2017 The House Ways and Means Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.02.07.2017 The House Ways and Means Legislative subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment creates a infrastructure maintenance trust fund for repairs and maintenance only. Summary of the bill as introduced: Increases the motor fuel user fee by 10 cents over five years to pay for highway and road repair and maintenance.
Sponsor: Gary Simrill House Com: WM Senate Com: Fin
Status: Act No. 40 Status Date: 5/25/2017
Keywords: Finance/Revenue/Taxes Transportation Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 02.06.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 03.13.2017 Week of 05.01.2017
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H 3523 Includes mental illness that may be compensable under workers' compensationSummary of the bill as introduced: Includes mental illness among related conditions that may be compensable if resulting from a significant traumatic injury of a first responder.
Sponsor: Peter McCoy House Com: Judy Senate Com:
Status: Member(s) request name added as sponsor: Duckworth, Yow Status Date: 2/14/2017
Keywords: Week of 01.16.2017 Workers' Comp
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H 3528 Requires an electrical utility to bury all new electrical power transmission lines installed within the boundaries of a city or townSummary of the bill as introduced: Requires an electrical utility to bury all new electrical power transmission lines installed within the boundaries of a city or town and to bury existing lines according to a graduated schedule before 2023.
Sponsor: Christopher Hart House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 1/18/2017
Keywords: Electric Week of 01.16.2017
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H 3529 Allows only the General Assembly to regulate plastic bags and other containers02.01.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report.01.25.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Business and Commerce subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment clarifies that trash collection is not impacted by this bill. Tiger Wells testified against this bill. Summary of the bill as introduced: Bans local governments from passing ordinances to regulate the use, disposition, sale, or any imposition of any prohibition, restriction, fee imposition, or taxation of plastic bags and other auxiliary containers.
Sponsor: Eric Bedingfield House Com: LCI Senate Com:
Status: Continued Status Date: 3/7/2017
Keywords: General Governance Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 01.23.2017 Week of 01.30.2017
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S 0261 S.C. Commercial-Property Assessed Clean Energy Act (C-PACE)05.10.2017 The House Labor, Commerce and Industry Executive subcommittee carried this over.03.09.2017 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee gave this bill a favorable report as amended by the subcommittee.02.23.2017 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Committee carried this over.02.15.2017 The Senate Labor, Commerce and Industry Regulatory and Local Government subcommittee gave this bill a favorable report as amended. The amendment removes all language that would allow bonds.Summary of the bill as introduced: Allows a governing body to establish a district by ordinance to promote, encourage and facilitate clean energy improvements within its geographic area.
Sponsor: Thomas Alexander House Com: LCI Senate Com: LCI
Status: Referred to Committee on Labor, Commerce and Industry Status Date: 3/30/2017
Keywords: Environment Utilities Week of 01.16.2017 Week of 02.13.2017 Week of 02.20.2017 Week of 03.06.2017 Week of 05.08.2017
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